ENG2001 - English for Academic Purposes
(for students admitted in AY2021/22 and thereafter) *

Year of Study:2
Credit Units: 2
Duration: 28hours
Prerequisites: ENG1002 University English (II)
Module Description
This module aims to enhance students’ proficiency in reading and writing in an academic context and develop students’ ability in critical evaluation and reasoning. Students will hone their skills and strategies in analysing, synthesising and evaluating authentic texts in academic settings. Students will learn to develop a critical stance and produce researched-supported texts using grammar, vocabulary, and citation styles appropriate to academic writing conventions. This module adopts the process writing approach in strengthening students’ academic writing abilities.
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this module, students should be able to:
1. Comprehend, analyse, synthesise and evaluate texts used in academic settings;
2. Write academic texts that show a critical stance and are supported by academic sources and use lexical-grammatical choices appropriate to the task;
3. Apply the appropriate citation style when integrating relevant information from a variety of sources into scholarly tasks.